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Going UP: Sea Level Rise in San Francisco Bay / Please Touch the Animals: Environmental Enrichment at Zoos (Episode #412H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Scientists say it's no secret San Francisco Bay is rising, and QUEST investigates how high it will rise and when. And from body work and acupuncture for giraffes, to pachyderm pedicures, come see how the Oakland Zoo is using alternative treatments to guarantee the well-being of its residents.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 29, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 28, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 26, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Algae Power/Condors Vs. Lead Bullets (Episode #316)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Could algae become tomorrow's fuel? QUEST investigates and California condors are making a steady recovery. But a new threat - lead poisoning from old bullets - is slowing progress.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 25, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 22, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 21, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 19, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Nature-Deficit Disorder/ Ugo Conti's Spider Boat (Episode #207H)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Learn about local efforts to get kids to play outdoors and discover Proteus, a spider-like sea craft that could change ocean travel.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 18, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 15, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 14, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 12, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Ice Age Bay Area / Hepatitis C (Episode #406)

KQED 9: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 7:30 PM

Visit the Bay Area at the end of the last Ice Age, when camels and lions roamed the landscape; and learn about recent breakthroughs that may produce a cure for Hepatitis C, the disease that claims more than 10,000 American lives each year

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 11, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 8, 2012 -- 1:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 7, 2012 -- 7:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sat, Jul 7, 2012 -- 1:30 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 2:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Thu, Jul 5, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Born Too Soon: Preterm Births on the Rise/Scary Tsunamis (Episode #314)

KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 1:30 AM

Bay Area researchers work to explain the high rate of Pre-term babies in the US, and Is California at risk of being hit by a massive Tsunami? Bay Area researchers investigate.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 9:30 AM
  • KQED World: Wed, Jul 4, 2012 -- 6:30 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 6:30 PM
  • KQED Plus: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 3:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 2:30 PM
  • KQED World: Sun, Jul 1, 2012 -- 7:00 AM
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    • Scheduled Maintenance 8/21-8/25

      Next week, Sutro Tower will be switching most stations to their auxiliary antennas. KQED TV will be at half power on the lower auxiliary antenna, this will affect some of our Over The Air viewers. Maintenance is scheduled on August 21-25 from 9am through 4pm daily. Thank you for your patience!

    • 6/22-23 Ch9 & Ch54 Virtual ID issues

      (DT9-1 thru 9-3, and DT54-1 thru 54-5) KQED experienced a major technical issue with our Virtual ID info in our signals for DT9 and DT54, beginning apx 4pm Thursday 6/22, which was resolved apx 11am Friday 6/23. As background, almost every TV station in the Bay Area now transmits on a frequency which is different […]

    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

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